4,132 ft
272 ft
-302 ft
Avg time
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Out house loop Details

  • Riding Area
    Lake Mangamahoe
    New Plymouth
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Bike Type
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
  • TTFs on Trail
  • Global Ranking
    #35402 in Mountain Biking

This is a loop track that starts in the trees that are providing permanent screening cover to the rest of the forest. The first part of the trail is gravelled but still has some mud during the wet season. It eventually loops to the north, breaks out of the trees into a recently logged area and the climbing begins.

Some of the gradients are quite steep and verge on 20%. The section at the northern most portion sidles around a hill before you head south again on a steep climb before returning back to head north for more climbing to the highest point. You then swoop down along a ridge and then drop back into a short native bush section where there are two options; straight ahead to a drop or to the left to go around a right hand switchback. You then have a series of switchbacks to climb heading south before re-entering the forest and dropping down to the exit onto the gravel road.

A good work out track to get the heart pumping.

Access Info

Off the main gravel road, it is the first track on the left only metres in from the gate. It exits back onto the same gravel road further along opposite the entrance to the Kiwi Mid/High trails.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Out house loop bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -30 ft
  • Altitude min
    617 ft
  • Altitude max
    715 ft
  • Altitude start
    699 ft
  • Altitude end
    669 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,555 ft
  • Distance down
    1,732 ft
  • Distance flat
    809 ft
  • Avg time
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on Nov 29, 2018
Avg: 3 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to out-house-loop trailhead (-39.133160, 174.126080)
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Out house loop Trail Reports


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Mar 31, 2018 @ 2:14pm
Mar 31, 2018
Out house loop, New Plymouth
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Mar 31, 2018 @ 2:14pm
Mar 31, 2018
Out house loop, New Plymouth
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Mar 31, 2018 @ 2:14pm
Mar 31, 2018
Out house loop, New Plymouth
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Feb 20, 2016 @ 10:13pm
Feb 20, 2016
Out house loop, New Plymouth

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